Do you have trees that need some extra care and attention? Do you have questions about what type of care you can provide them? There are a lot of factors when it comes to proper tree care. We have some tips that will help you understand how you can assist in your tree's health and growth. After reading, you will be aware of the many the conditions and factors that contribute to the care of your trees so you can plan properly plan. New Leaf Arborists are always available to discuss your questions.
Planting With Tree Care In Mind
Tree care begins during planting and should last for the duration of the tree's life. You will want to ensure that your tree is being planted in a good location and has proper stability. Proper planting of a tree makes all the difference when it comes to its long-term health and growth. If you plant a tree in unfavorable conditions, the tree may struggle to grow or need to be transplanted or removed at a later date. Proper planning and planting will allow the tree to thrive within its natural but new environment.
Seasonal Tree Care
Each season brings different needs for tree care and maintenance. Varying weather patterns can add stress to your trees so they will need more attention at certain times of the year, especially in seasons where high winds and heavy rain are common. Being aware of these cycles and scheduling regular services with a licensed arborist will provide you with more control over the health and growth of your trees.
Pruning, trimming, mulch, fertilizer, and irrigation are all examples of tree care that can change with the seasons. When you perform each task and how you perform them will have a big impact on the health and growth of your trees, for many years to come.
Each property and landscape are different, so it's best to schedule a consultation with an arborist to discuss any details in your tree care planning. Let's go over a few things you will consider when developing a tree care plan.
Pruning & Trimming
Pruning and trimming are essential elements of tree care because they ensure proper growth and stability. Proper trimming can help guide and control the growth of your trees to ensure your trees stay healthy. Improper or inadequate trimming can damage trees and cause them to grow in undesired. Proper pruning can minimize risks of many fungal diseases. It is always worth the investment to call an arborist for pruning and trimming services.
Mulch is good for much more than an aesthetically pleasing landscape. Mulching is also a big part of your tree care, as it helps retain warmth in the winter and aids in drainage control. Mulching may also require seasonal maintenance for optimal results. in your tree's health and growth. Consult one of our arborists for more information.
Organic Fertilizing & Plant Health Care
New Leaf Arboriculture utilizes organic solutions whenever possible to remedy nutrient deficiencies, many fungal diseases, and pest control.
We provide removal of underbrush or overgrown vegetation.
Neighboring Plants & Landscapes
Caring for neighboring plants is important. Neighboring plants can become entangled with lower hanging trees. Furthermore, plants that require a lot of water may affect the health of neighboring trees that need drier conditions. Some plants may even impair the root systems of neighboring plants and trees. Keeping trees in mind when planning your landscape will help ensure a harmonious landscape.
Schedule Your Tree Care
Now that you have some things to consider when planning your tree care, we want to remind you that hiring a certified, insured arborist will always produce better results. Please call us for a consultation today. We will provide you with the information you need to make sound decisions about the care of your trees. This will help develop a long-term plan for optimal tree growth and health.
Although there are plenty of companies that offer tree services, not all tree services are provided by a trained arborist. Hiring a certified arborist will ensure you are getting the best and most accurate information about your trees. You wouldn't hire a bus driver to fly a plane. Call New Leaf Arboriculture, a tree service that has the experience and documented training to help you with your tree care needs.